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Ca p t a i n Li n n a eus T r i p e : Ph ot ogr a p h er of In di a a n d B ur ma , 1852–1860

How an officer in the East India Company army discovered his natural talent for the new-fangled medium of photography and went on to document India and Burma for the British Empire. John Falconer tells the story of Linnaeus Tripe, a long-neglected master

The captain, the camera and an expanding empire

Left: Linnaeus Tripe, Royacottah: View from the Top of the Hill, Looking NorthNorthwest and by North, 1857–1858 © Collection of Charles Isaacs and Carol Nigro V&A Magazine Summer 2015

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V&A Magazine — Issue 37  

V&A Magazine, Issue 37, Summer 2015 Style, sex and psychology

V&A Magazine — Issue 37  

V&A Magazine, Issue 37, Summer 2015 Style, sex and psychology